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The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute is internationally recognized as the most comprehensive repository for books documenting the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Over 80,000 volumes and 1,600 periodical titles provide important primary and secondary material. Rich in rarities ranging from early 16th century writings to Moses Mendelssohn and Heinrich Heine, first editions and dedication copies of works by more recent prominent writers, many of its volumes were salvaged from famous Jewish libraries that were confiscated and dispersed by the Nazis.

Monographs from Leo Baeck Institute Digitized by Internet Archive

The Library of the Leo Baeck Institute has been making its library collections more accessible by digitizing important parts of its collection which are in the public domain. Among the published works we have already digitized are rare books, illustrated books and artist portfolios, and rare pamphlet collections. After several years of digitizing these works at the Gruss-Lipper Digital Laboratory in the Center for Jewish History, LBI began partnering with Internet Archives to digitize further works in 2013. You can browse books digitized by Internet Archive below or view this overview of all LBI's book digitization projects.

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Date Published
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Genealogy of the family Ballin / researched and compiled by Michael Perlmann ; (translated by Walter Karger in 2003).
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
Genealogie der Familie Ballin / erforscht und zusammengestellt von Michael Perlmann ; [... Albert Ballin ... gewidmet]. Originally published: [Hamburg : Michael Perlmann?, 1913?]
Topic: Ballin family Genealogy.
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by Jüdischer Frauenbund ; Israelitischer Frauenverein Düsseldorf ; Jüdische Haushaltungsschule Frankfurt am Main ; Jüdische Kochschule Berlin
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The "Kochbuch für die jüdische Küche," or "cookbook for the Jewish kitchen" was published by the "Jüdischer Frauenbund," and co-authored by the "Israelitischer Frauenverein Düsseldorf" (Jewish women's organization of Düsseldorf), the "Jüdische Haushaltungsschule Frankfurt am Main" (Jewish housekeeping school of Frankfurt am Main), and the "Jüdische Kochschule Berlin" (Jewish cooking school of Berlin). The "Jüdischer...
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
Morgenstern developed her illustrated, universal cookbook for healthy and sick persons" using the latest nutritional theories of renowned doctors. Her intention was to create delicious recipes that were both tasty and health-conscious (at least for the early 1900s). Morgenstern came from a Jewish family and was active in social causes throughout her life beginning at a young age. During the Austro-Prussian War she established soup kitchens which tested recipes later used in her cookbook....
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking, Cooking, German
Topics: Cookbooks, Jewish cooking
Summary: The Heim des jüdischen Frauenbundes Neu-Isenburg (the Home of the Jewish Womens League in Neu-Isenburg) was founded in 1907 through an initiative by Bertha Pappenheim, an Austrian-Jewish feminist and advocate of social causes. She designed the home for displaced young Eastern European Jewish women and single mothers. Around 100 women lived in the homes four buildings, located in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt am Main. As described in its cookbook, the home was a safe haven for pregnant...
Topics: Jewish cooking, Cooking, German, Fasts and feasts Judaism, Holiday cooking, Menus, Cookbooks
Topics: Jewish cooking, Cooking, German., Child rearing, Cookbooks
Pesaḥ = Passover 5703-1943 [___] (London, England) Summary: The B'nei Akivah, which issued this Passover guide, was the youth wing of the religious Zionist movement; its purpose was to train young people in agriculture and crafts. The Bnei Akivah followed the Torah va'Avodah, a movement of religious pioneering. This Passover guide was also published by the Brit Halutzim Dati'im (known by its acronym Bachad), which originally trained young Orthodox Jews in Eastern Europe in religious Zionist...
Topics: Passover, Jewish youth Great Britain, Religious Zionism Great Britain Great Britain, Youth...
Gedenkbuch: Jüdischer Frauenbund, Ortsgruppe Breslau. Varying Title: JFB 1908-1928 Contents: Idee und Aufbau / Paula Ollendorff. -- Aus unserer praktischen Arbeit. -- Erste Arbeitsgebiete und ihre Entwickelung / Beate Guttmann. -- Kriegsarbeit / Beate Guttmann. -- Kriegsnähstube / Grete Bial. -- Kinderhilfe / E.V. -- Breslauer Kleinkinder- und Säuglingsheim des J.F.B. in Krietern / Johanna Cohn. -- Adoptionsvermittelung / Marta Meyerstein. -- Kinderfürsorge des J.F.B. / Emmy Vogelstein. --...
Topics: Jews Poland Wrocław Charities, Jewish women Poland Wrocław, Jüdischer Frauenbund
Haletz (Vilnius, Lithuania) Summary: Haletz is a Purim parody in the form of a periodical. The title proudly states "issued once in a yovel (50 years) by a group of comedians, ne'er-do-wells, with no knowledge of Torah amongst them." The title הלץ (Haletz) is likely derived from the Hebrew word הלצה (joke); the sub-title refers to the booklet as a creation of "Bobroski," which perhaps refers to the city Bobrosk, in Minsk Province, Lithuania. The short literary pieces...
Topics: Purim parodies, Hebrew wit and humor, Jewish with and humor, Babruĭsk (Belarus), Hebrew wit and...
Almanach : Kulturbund Deutscher Juden / Herausgeber: Kulturbund Deutscher Juden Berlin ; [Verantwortlich für den redaktionellen Inhalt: Julius Bab, Bln.-Charlottenburg]. Varying Title: Almanach, 1934/1935 Contents: Includes a contribution by Leo Baeck, page 6. Includes an article by Herbert Buky, "Jüdische Kulturarbeit in Oberschlesien," pages 98-99. Advertisements: p. 106-120. Copyright and Terms of Use: The digital media you are attempting to access are made available for...
Topics: Jüdischer Kulturbund, Jewish theater Germany, Jews in the performing arts Germany, Jews Germany...